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Keeping An Eye On Your Credit (Part 2)

Welcome back friends and followers! In PART 1 of this series, I gave you the scoop on where to access free copies of your credit reports and on why checking these on a regular basis is so important. Today, I am going to walk through each credit report section to help you check for mistakes. While…

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New Car?

I had been looking for a bigger car for a while.  Being stuck inside a small sedan with a very active four-year-old was feeling quite tight.  We needed more SPACE! But I also wanted to make sure this change in transportation would not break the bank. So, I evaluated my budget, created my wish list,…

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Quick Meal Tips: Modifying Recipes

Hello loyal readers! This week, I’m back with another cooking tip! The Life-Skills Workshop coming up in October will be full of great tips from yours truly, but I know not everyone can come so I wanted to share something on our blog as well! One of the hardest things about trying to eat healthy…

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Keeping An Eye On Your Credit (Part 1)

Hello again friends and followers, I shared some credit score basics in my blog The Fico 5! last month. Today, I am going to begin talking about the most overlooked piece of the credit puzzle – the CREDIT REPORT. First of all, let’s dispel the myth that looking at your credit report hurts your credit score.…

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What is Your Bumper Sticker?

  Seventy percent of students who graduate from public and nonprofit colleges have student loan debt.  In the state of Kansas, the average student loan debt is $25,521 for a 4-year college.  Many students are unaware of how much debt they are acquiring during college. KNOW YOUR STUDENT LOAN DEBT and have a plan to repay the…